We work with The Pittsfield Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (CFCE), which are locally-based programs supported by funds provided by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. The grant promotes parent education, family engagement, child development, and early literacy. Eighty-seven percent of parents who attend CFCE Playgroups reported an increase in their knowledge of child development because of their participation In FY18 programs, Additionally, 110 families who participated in Parent Educational opportunities From FY17 to FY18, showed a 27% increase in attendance at literacy activities in low-income housing community rooms at Dower Square and Berkshire Peaks.
We are also grateful for The Brien Center and Berkshire Health Systems for working with our families to obtain and maintain mental and physical health.
Other proud community partnerships:
Berkshire Community Action Council
Central Berkshire Emergency Preparedness
Northern Berkshire Coalition
Community Diaper Project
Berkshire County Public School District
The New England Farm Workers Council
Department of Children and Families
Early Childhood/Medical Home Learning Collaboration of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Housatonic Valley Association